It began with a vision.
For those unfamiliar with First Nations spirituality -- while in no measure homogeneous or pan-Indian -- there is a recurring, ancient understanding of the power of visions.
David Kawapit, 18, had a vision of a wolf facing a bear.
This is how the journey of Nishiyuu began.
The Nishiyuu walkers travelled 1600 kilometers from Whapmagoostui First Nation (Cree) -- which sits at the mouth of the Great Whale River on the border of both Cree and Inuit territory in Quebec's James Bay Treaty area.